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Boost for local restaurants as families order Eat Out discount

Wandsworth residents are tucking into discounted dinners at over 280 bars, restaurants, pubs and cafés as part of the new Eat Out To Help Out scheme.

07 Aug 20

Emergency grants for food and essentials

Emergency grants are available for voluntary and community groups to help people struggling to buy food and other essentials due to Covid-19.

07 Aug 20

Council launches ‘Summer Unlocked 2020’ Programme

The council, working together with young people, has launched an innovative, action-packed summer programme. 

28 Jul 20

Online help to get back to work

Wandsworth people looking for work can sign up for online training from Wandsworth Work Match, the council’s job brokerage service.

03 Aug 20

Friends of Wandsworth Common go plogging

Wandsworth Council kicked off its annual summer campaign, Love Parks Wandsworth - at the weekend - with a community clean up event and plog organised by the Friends of Wandsworth Common.


05 Aug 20

Flytippers caught on camera

No one likes a fly-tipper, which is why Wandsworth Council has released Episode Three of its CCTV appeal to catch litter louts in the act.

31 Jul 20

EU nationals – secure your status

European nationals are urged to take action to secure their right to live, work, study and receive benefits and services after Brexit.

23 Jul 20

Love your parks this summer

Wandsworth Council is launching its annual summer campaign this weekend, Love Parks, under the umbrella of Keep Britain Tidy’s movement.

29 Jul 20

Sports pitches reopen for bookings this weekend

In line with the latest Government’s guidance, local sports clubs and groups can now book sports pitches in the borough.

31 Jul 20

Council tells local businesses ‘we will use all our powers to help’

Wandsworth Council’s new cabinet member for Economic Development, Skills and Employment has pledged to work with local businesses to understand what they need to help them towards recovery.

29 Jul 20

Past and future - Wandsworth Town Centre

As the borough recovers from the Coronavirus pandemic, Wandsworth Council, through its Smart Growth plan, is seizing the opportunity to make profound changes that will make it a greener, better place to live. In a series of articles, we will look at the past and future of our borough.  

27 Jul 20

End of Lockdown Term - Thanking our Incredible Schools

Wandsworth schools are having their last day of term today before they break for summer holidays and reflect on what is likely to be one of the most unusual terms of their school careers.

21 Jul 20

Free webinars to help keep your business COVID-safe

Do you run a spa, office, performing arts venue or gym?

21 Jul 20

Become a tree warden and help keep your street green and leafy

With London continuing to enjoy warm weather and little rainfall, councillors are praising the efforts of a team of local volunteers who are helping to look after the borough’s street trees.

21 Jul 20

Parks police investigating spate of graffiti attacks

The council’s parks police team are investigating a rash of graffiti vandalism on buildings and structures close to Wandsworth Common and examining CCTV footage of the culprits.

16 Jul 20

Wandsworth Council Launches Creative Youth4Climate Competition

Young creatives in Wandsworth could get their work showcased on 72 poster sites around the borough, with the launch of the council’s ‘Youth4Climate’ competition today. 

27 Jul 20

Boards bring back prefab memories 

Wandsworth’s past is being remembered in King George’s Park.  

31 Jul 20

Wandsworth Council Housing for All programme set to deliver 71 homes with Shuttleworth Road reaching key milestone

Wandsworth Council’s Cabinet Member for Housing Cllr Kim Caddy checked on housing development progress today as part of the Housing for All programme to deliver 1,000 council-built homes for residents and local workers.


20 Jul 20

Cllr Cooper to serve second term as Mayor

Cllr Jane Cooper will continue as Wandsworth’s Mayor for a second year.

17 Jul 20

Confirm your right to vote 

Wandsworth households are being contacted to check that the information held about them on the electoral register is correct. 

23 Jul 20

Take note of important changes to ‘shielding’ guidance

Vulnerable residents are reminded to take note of changes to the Government’s COVID-19 guidance around ‘shielding’.

16 Jul 20

Now bars and restaurants in Balham’s Bedford Hill can go al-fresco

Following on from the successful pedestrianisations of Old York Road and Northcote Road – to aid social distancing, encourage walking and cycling and support local hospitality businesses – the council is to unveil a third such scheme in Balham’s Bedford Hill.

23 Jul 20

Multi-million pound Wandsworth Bridge revamp begins on Monday

The travelling public are being reminded that the start of a major refurbishment project at Wandsworth Bridge will commence on Monday (July 20).

17 Jul 20

Wandsworth Council launches Smart Growth recovery plan

Wandsworth Council is responding to the Coronavirus pandemic by launching an ambitious recovery plan designed to ensure that the borough gives the best possible opportunities and advantages to its residents and businesses.

24 Jun 20

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